Job Training Programs

CNC Operators Fast Track

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Apply today!

Learn how to program, set up and operate Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools.

This free CNC training program is for unemployed adults and low-income job seekers. This track involves writing program codes and instructions used to run a machine controlled by a computer. These machines cut metal for making parts for everything from cars to airplanes. 

Graduates OF this program:

  • Can earn industry credentials through the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), such as: CNC Milling Level 1 and NIMS CNC Turning Level 1
  • Can complete the OSHA 10 HR (General Industry) safety course
  • Receive job placement services


20 weeks | 500 hours


Daytime training: Monday–Friday, 9:00am–2:30pm

Evening training: 3:00pm - 8:00pm


Free training for unemployed adults and low-income job seekers

Classes run on an open enrollment schedule.

Anyone enrolled in our programs has FREE access to math, reading, and computer tutors, as well as financial coaching and public benefits screening.

Have Questions?

For the day program, contact Nissa by calling 773.751.7117 or by email.

For the evening program, contact Erin by calling 773.751.7108 or by email.

Jane Addams Resource Corporation is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

For the Institutional Disclosures Reporting Table which includes student success data submitted annually to the IBHE, click here. 

For all program information including an accounting of all tuition and fees click here.

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